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Ruinas de Ujarras

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Address: El Valle del Rio Orosi, San Jose 10104, Costa Rica

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The Old Church

loved the place . Very clean. Lots of things to see . No restrooms ,and no place to eat . But there are a couple of restaurants close by .

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2016
San Jose, Costa Rica
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Sundsvall, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This is mainly a church ruin and as such interesting by itself. It should also be noted that the area where you find this ruin is very beautiful and well worth a trip by itself. You can find a number of good restaurants close by located on cafetales with a lot of specialities including coffee. Everything from ice cream to... More 

Thank Kenth_Nasstrom
San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

loved the place . Very clean. Lots of things to see . No restrooms ,and no place to eat . But there are a couple of restaurants close by .

Thank holmann60
Miami, Florida
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This was part of our Irazu volcano tour, and even though the ruins are not that extensive, it is worth it to have them included in the tour. We enjoyed them as much as we enjoy everything in this beautiful country!

Thank vacationJan2010
Nassau, New Providence Island
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Great place for a cultural experience , very helpful better scene with a guide or tour book giving you information of historical meaning

Thank tmar2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We come here with students, and it is a little out of the way. Definitely worth a visit at least once while you are in Costa Rica.

Thank Jimmy G
Grand Blanc, Michigan
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The area surrounding the ruins is gorgeous. It has been meticulously maintained and costs nothing to see. Be prepared, there is no food available and you must seek out very few restaurants in the area.

Thank annieo62
Heredia, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This is said to be the oldest church in the country, and I have read that it was restored. That said, this the ruins of a church and surrounding fields. If you like old ruins, this is the place for you. Otherwise, dont expect too much. Some interpretation on grounds but not extensive. Its a lovely place to spend an... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

It is a nice location, the ruins are great but not that big in size, however the view during the ride and opportunity to have a meal on a local restaurant is amazing.

Thank asolcayo
San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

This historic sight which has one of the oldest church constructions in Costa Rica is beautiful, well kept and full of history. It is very peaceful place to spend some quiet time and a wonderful place for photos.

Thank Like2travel88
New Minas, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This church is located in a family park and is will worth a drive in to the valley of Ososi to find. The story goes that one brother killed his other brother on this site and the built a church in his honor.

Thank Belinda G

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